Counseling

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Career Counseling

Mission Statement

"The Counseling Department of Ponderosa High School is dedicated to facilitating student growth by providing guidance in academic, social/emotional, and career development in order to allow EACH student to reach his or her full individual potential!"

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Featured Article

The Child Mind Institute has recently published an article the Counseling Department wanted to share regarding coping with anxiety. The full article is below:

What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious


The PHS counseling department hosted a series of presentations as follows:

Junior Parent Night Presentation
Intercollegiate Athletics Eligibility Presentation
Senior Parent Night Presentation
Financial Aid Presentation


Counseling Staff

Laurie Portman
Counselor A-D
laura.portman@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4103

Diane Guidroz-Fredericks
Counselor E-Laq
dguidrozfredericks@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4017

Erin Williams
Counselor Lar-Rd
erin.williams@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4018

Christy Kidd
Department Chair/
Counselor Re-Z
christy.kidd@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4019

Misty Murphy
Postgraduate Liaison
misty.murphy@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4105

Stephanie Ludwick
Administrative Asst. to Counseling
stephanie.ludwick@dcsdk12.org
303.387.4032
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